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Alexandria: A Farming Community in Thayer County, Nebraska

Alexandria is a rich agricultural area with dry land and irrigated crop land supporting corn, soybeans, milo, and alfalfa as well as cattle and hog livestock operations.  

Alexandria is located on Big Sandy Creek and near the Little Blue River, a well-known historical region on the Oregon Trail where many early settlers passed through.  Alexandria’s founding families were involved with the Pony Express. Visitors enjoy camping and picnics at the Alexandria State Lakes. The Big Sandy Creek, on the immediate south edge of town, is scenic and easily accessible.  Union Pacific Railroad, is on the south edge of town. The ABC Railroad, whose name is derived  alphabetically from surrounding towns,  Alexandria, Belvidere, and Carleton, is located in Thayer County. The Union Pacific marks special occasions by  sending its antique steam engine through town.

Alexandria, NE

Population

Total Population

142

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

11.900

Housing & Income

Households

57

Total Housing Units

88


Owner Occupied

47

Renter Occupied

9

Vacant

31

Median Home Value

$85,000


Average Home Value

$137,766

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.50%

Income Projection

Median Household

$62,353 $64,848


Average Household

$96,409 $111,964


Per Capita

$40,719 $46,060

Workforce

Total Businesses

4

Total Employed

5

Workers 16+

84

2022 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

3

2022 Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

1

2022 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Some
High School

5

Graduated
High School

28

Associates
Degree

19

Bachelor's
Degree

19

Graduate
Degree

7

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

46

Non-Resident Commuters

34

Drive Alone

55

Carpooled

25

Public

1

Work At Home

2


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